10 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Miccosukee Reservation (Fla.)"
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Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Seven color slides. Images are dark. Bert was born approximately in 1925. She spoke little English. She made coiled sweetgrass baskets. Used newer grass, using cotton thread. She made basket bottoms out of palmetto fiber. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Gloria Cypress doing beadwork

Gloria Cypress doing beadwork

Date
1987-09
Description
Four color slides. Images are dark. Cypress was the sister of Billy Cypress, at the time the chairman of the Miccosukee Tribe. Her father was a Seminole from Big Cypress Reservation, but her mother was Miccosukee. Raised in Miami, she moved to the reservation at age 12. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Guatamalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez with her work

Guatamalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez with her work

Date
1985-09
Description
Eleven color slides. The Gomez family live on the Miccosukee Reservation. Back strap weaving is a Mexican-Mayan tradition that involves a portable loom, allowing the weaver to work in any location. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
Josefina Gomez back strap weaving at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Josefina Gomez back strap weaving at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Eighteen color slides. The Gomez family lived on the Miccosukee Reservation. Back strap weaving is a Mexican-Mayan tradition that involves a portable loom, allowing the weaver to work in any location. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Making patchwork at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Making patchwork at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Seven color slides. Unidentified Seminole. Images are dark. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Patchwork sewing at Miccosukee Reservation

Patchwork sewing at Miccosukee Reservation

Date
1982
Description
Fourteen color slides. Images of a Mukasuki woman sewing patchwork and making dolls. The images were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other on traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
Collection
Traditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie Bert

Traditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie Bert

Date
1989-08
Description
Fifty-three color slides. Billie and her apprentice Bert making traditonal Seminole/Mikasuki patchwork. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Traditional wooden spoon by John Willie at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Traditional wooden spoon by John Willie at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Five color slides. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Views along Tamiami Trail

Views along Tamiami Trail

Date
1982
Description
Fifty-nine color slides. Images of the Tamiami Trail leading into the Miccosukke Reservation (Mikasuki), and within the reservation. Includes images of chickees; reservation buildings; items for sale to tourists; sign for a local restaurant; Everglades canals; airboats; and food cooking over an open fire. The images were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other on traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
Collection
Woodwork at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Woodwork at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Seven color slides. Images are dark. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian ReservationAnnie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Patchwork
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Indian reservations
Sewing
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Gloria Cypress doing beadworkGloria Cypress doing beadworkStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Material culture
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Beadwork
Decorative arts
Craft
Indian reservations
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Guatamalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez with her workGuatamalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez with her workStill ImageBakers and bakeries
Cooks
Fieldwork
Weavers
Women weavers
Guatemalan Americans
Native Americans
Mayans
Textile arts
Textiles
Decorative arts
Indian reservations
Clothing and dress
Clothing
Maya arts
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Josefina Gomez back strap weaving at Miccosukee Indian ReservationJosefina Gomez back strap weaving at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageWeavers
Needleworkers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Textile arts
Mayans
Guatemalan Americans
Looms
Women weavers
Textiles
Decorative arts
Indian reservations
Equipment, domestic arts
Maya arts
Design
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Making patchwork at Miccosukee Indian ReservationMaking patchwork at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Patchwork
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Indian reservations
Textiles
Material culture
Sewing machines
Machine sewing
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Patchwork sewing at Miccosukee ReservationPatchwork sewing at Miccosukee ReservationStill ImageFieldwork
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Sewing
Chickee
Buildings
Architecture
Cooking and dining
Patchwork
Dolls
Indian reservations
Needleworkers
Dollmakers
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Traditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie BertTraditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie BertStill ImageStorytellers
Fieldwork
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Patchwork
Textiles
Apprentices
Decorative arts
Material culture
Sewing
Needlework
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Traditional wooden spoon by John Willie at Miccosukee Indian ReservationTraditional wooden spoon by John Willie at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageWoodworkers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Woodwork
Decorative arts
Spoons
Indian reservations
Wooden spoons
Material culture
Ladles (utensils)
Implements, utensils, etc.
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Views along Tamiami TrailViews along Tamiami TrailStill ImageFieldwork
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Waterways
Chickee
Buildings
Architecture
Cooking and dining
Pots
Signs (commercial)
Boats
Dolls
Restaurants
Indian reservations
Community enterprise
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Woodwork at Miccosukee Indian ReservationWoodwork at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageWoodworkers
Carvers (Decorative artists)
Wood carvers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Woodwork
Decorative arts
Animals
Indian reservations
Figurines
Material culture
Workplace
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